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237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
+1 215-625-8800
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (495 reviews)
“tasting menu” (193 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous! Everything! Appetizers and cocktails and service. We are never disappointed in Mr Solomoniv’s wonderful offerings. Still the very best in Phila!!!

Thank Bern G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did the tasting menu. The Turkish hummus was amazing, as was the laffa bread. The first course included eight more dishes, each one distinct, unique and full of complex flavor. Throughout the night, we felt like each dish we tried was...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reading terminal market is a micro chasm of Philadelphia. It’s a space full of ethnic delights. You can find any kind of food your looking for and any kind of person your looking for ( really... Yesterday I met a group of friends at the...More

Thank bonniebenson1404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for a wedding reception meal. The food, atmosphere, and service were amazing. I love the hummus. Every dish was prepared with expertise and care. Took leftovers home to my Mother and she gobbled them right up.

Thank cubby215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t miss this treasure. Chef MICHAEL Solomonov has it all together with his amazing veggies, lamb shank, rice, hummus, pita etc. all home made. Great service. Clean and airy. Reservations 3 months in advance. Worth the wait.

Thank danielleolivieri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing & worth the wait for the reservation. So much food too! I recommend the Chef’s Tasting Menu. I can’t wait to go back.

Thank Jillian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zahav is a mix of nouveau American innovation and old country Jewish food. Presented and served well, but the prices were a bit on the higher end. Good for a special date or event.

Thank Suchee V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You need to book a couple of months in advance, but good God is it worth it. We had the tasting menu with the wine pairing, and I can’t imagine doing it any other way. Three hours of amazing dishes, delicious wines, and impeccable service....More

Thank Novacrawf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and a friend went to Zahav after stalking open table for months. Quick tip go to happy hour at the bar for a quick trip and you'll know you want to wait for a table no matter how long.We all three had the...More

Thank jmh414
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful atmosphere and attentive staff. To die for lamb. Everything we tried was delish. Amazing coconut chocolate dessert. Wonderful wines.

Thank Todinealone
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Rob z
8 February 2018|
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Response from Yoo J | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. I think they always have the lamb ready because many ppl want to order it even tho its not on their menu
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18 October 2017|
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Response from bakeyboy | Reviewed this property |
Zahav is Kosher. Dizengoff in Center City is a great Kosher option!!!
21 September 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Ample street parking, or parking garage next to Sheraton.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Saint James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
    (Dock Street at Walnut (Between 2nd & 3rd))
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-8800
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